CT41A HEATING/COOLING THERMOSTAT
REMOVE OLD THERMOSTAT
Test to be sure your heating and air conditioning
systems (where applicable) are working correctly. If
not, contact your local heating/air conditioning dealer.
To avoid compressor damage, do not operate the
cooling system when outdoor temperature is below
Fig. 3. Wrapping wires around pencil.
Keep the old thermostat for reference until your new
thermostat is functioning smoothly.
Equipment Damage Hazard.
Handling wires during installation can
WIRE AND MOUNT THERMOSTAT
Disconnect power at furnace or main breaker/
fuse box before beginning installation.
❑ Connect wires from the wall to the matching terminals
on the back of the thermostat. See Fig. 4. Tighten the
Carefully unpack your new thermostat and save the
package of screws, the instructions and the receipt.
Remove the cover from the old thermostat. If it does
not snap off when pulled firmly from the bottom, check
for a screw that locks on the cover.
NOTE: If terminal designations on old thermostat do not
match those on new thermostat, see Table 1.
Before removing the old thermostat from the wall, look
at it carefully to locate the heat anticipator adjustment
mechanism, see Fig. 2. Make a note here ________
of the anticipator setting for future reference. The heat
anticipator pointer, if adjustable, is set at one of a
series of numbers representing the (electrical) current
rating of the primary control of your system (in
amperes). The numbers range from 0.18 to 1.0. If no
heat anticipator/indication is showing, do not be
concerned; move on to the next step.
Table 1. Terminal Functions.
G or F
TOP MOUNTING HOLE
Y or C or M or Y1
THERMOSTAT TO WALL
OR OUTLET BOX)
W or H or W1
RC, V, VC or B
use a CT87B
RH, M, VR, 4, A or
Fig. 2. Locating heat anticipator adjustment
Loosen screws holding thermostat to subbase,
wallplate or wall and lift away.
Disconnect wires from old thermostat or subbase. As
you disconnect each wire, tape the end and label it
with the letter of the terminal designation. If there are
only two wires, they do not require labeling. Wrap
wires around a pencil to keep them from falling back
into the wall as shown in Fig. 3.
Fig. 4. Connect wires from wall to thermostat